This a Forbidden Dragon recording. Read by Marlo Dianne. "Of Herbert West, who was my friend in college and in after life, I can speak only with extreme terror. This terror is not due altogether to the sinister manner of his recent disappearance, but was engendered by the whole nature of his life-work, and first gained its acute form more than seventeen years ago, when we were in the third year of our course at the Miskatonic University Medical School in Arkham. While he was with me, the... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: lovecraft, classic, recording, audio, audio book, free audio book, marlo dianne, forbidden dragon,...
LibriVox recording of She and Allan, by H Rider Haggard. Read by Lars Rolander. H Rider Haggard’s “She and Allan”, first published in 1921 is a gripping adventure about Allan Quatermain, who together with Hans, the Hottentot and, the Zulu-Chief Omslopogaas and at the bidding of the old Witch Doctor Zikali seeks out Ayesha, the daughter of Isis to find answers to their questions about life and death, and their many, sometimes strange, Adventures on their way. Written by Lars Rolander For... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: adventure, librivox, audiobook, haggard Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Allan's Wife, by H. Rider Haggard. Read by Elaine Tweddle. The story of Allan Quatermain's wife and further adventures of Allan Quatermain.(Summary by Elaine Tweddle) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. Download M4B (134MB) ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, children, haggard, Quatermain, adventure, africa, zulu,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Librivox public domain recording of Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M.R. James. Montague Rhodes James (1862-1936) was a medieval scholar; Provost of King's College, Cambridge. He wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of spooky Christmas Eve tales. His stories often use rural settings, with a quiet, scholarly protagonist getting caught up in the activities of supernatural forces. The details of horror are almost never explicit, the stories relying on a gentle,... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, ghost stories, literature Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Librivox recording of The Lost World The Lost World is a 1912 novel by Arthur Conan Doyle concerning an expedition to a plateau (native name is Tepuyes) in South America (Venezuela) where prehistoric animals (dinosaurs and other extinct creatures) still survive. The character of Professor Challenger was introduced in this book. Interestingly, for a seminal work of dinosaur-related fiction, the reptiles only occupy a small portion of the narrative. Much more time is devoted to a war between... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: dinosaur, librivox, audiobook, South America, fiction Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Space Prison, by Tom Godwin. Read by Mark Nelson. AFTER TWO CENTURIES....The sound came swiftly nearer, rising in pitch and swelling in volume. Then it broke through the clouds, tall and black and beautifully deadly — the Gern battle cruiser, come to seek them out and destroy them. Humbolt dropped inside the stockade, exulting. For two hundred years his people had been waiting for the chance to fight the mighty Gern Empire ... with bows and arrows against blasters and... ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Science fiction, sci-fi, literature, Librivox, audiobook Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text